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Trauma Grief and Loss Conference-Online
Trauma Grief and Loss Conference-Online @ Online
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
ATTCH is pleased to be offering another leading-edge trauma and attachment conference series March 30 – April 3, 2020, this will now be offered fully online. This comprehensive conference will give you practical tools to take your trauma processing to a deeper level and learn effective tools and skills to work with grief and loss. · Day 1 ~ March 30 : · Healing Trauma: Cool Hacks for Kids, Teens, their parents, and Adults Part 1 . · Day 2 ~ March 31 : · Healing Trauma: Cool Hacks for Kids, Teens, their parents, and Adults Part 2 . · Days 3 & 4 · Strategies for Processing and Healing Grief with Anne-Marie Lockmyer (2-day training). · Day 5 · When Words Fail: Expressive Arts Approaches to Grief and Loss with Cher Curshen. *Pre-requisite: Must have completed core 3-day certification trainings in order to complete these trainings. See details on the website. This conference is hosted by ATTCH. Please contact by email to register reception@attch.org.
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Workplace Wellness Series for Educators: Finding Your Happy 6:30 pm
Workplace Wellness Series for Educators: Finding Your Happy @ ECCDC
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
An Introduction to the 16 Guidelines to Transform Your Life and Relationships Join Elizabeth Skronski for this new session. Many of us search all our life for our Holy Grail to happiness and well-being, yet the answer often lies within us. Drawing on proven techniques from modern psychology, ethics, cognitive behavioural approaches, and centuries-old Eastern philosophy, 16 Guidelines is a holistic approach to increase our emotional resilience, confidence, and overall well-being. This workshop is a taster to a two-day workshop that looks at the neuroscience behind happiness and introduces “The 16 Guidelines“ which provide practical tools for a more meaningful, fulfilled life. The idea behind the 16 guidelines is simple: to change the way we experience the world, we transform the way we think, act, and relate to others to find meaning. This workshop will teach techniques, including mindfulness, that can be shared with others, to improve personal relationships at home, reduce stress in the workplace, and overall increase your sense of happiness and well-being. Registration fee includes all session materials and nutrition break. This workshop is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre.
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Respect in the Workplace 9:30 am
Respect in the Workplace @ ECCDC
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Employers including child care organizations are required under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to review their workplace violence and harassment programs with employees annually. Traditional methods of reviewing the policies and programs are often ineffective when it comes to delivering the right message when dealing with bullying, harassment or inappropriate behaviours that are just under the radar. Your employees need to know more than just the legal definitions of bullying and harassment, they need to understand how it is their joint responsibility to eliminate these behaviours from your workplace. This interactive and informative session will use quizzes and case studies to help participants learn: How to create a stronger corporate culture and change the power dynamics of your team Empower your team with the skills to prevent bullying and harassment within your workplace Create a meaningful policy that ensures that staff know what to do if they are being harassed Develop a corporate culture that encourages bystanders to act when they observe bullying and/or harassing behaviours And other preventative measures This session is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre.
Garden Soils, Critters and Ecology, with Garden Jane 6:00 pm
Garden Soils, Critters and Ecology, with Garden Jane @ Heartland Forest
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
How can we foster children to become lifetime gardeners and naturalists? We know we want to help children connect to nature, and gardening with kids would be great, but let’s get real with where we are and what we can do to achieve these lofty goals! Insects, Bees, Birds, Bats – roles they play in the garden Learn about the soil food web and how to help children connect to it Working with worms and other garden life (getting past the ick factor at any age!) Activities and activity stations for toddlers and pre-schoolers Compost tea, seed balls, worm composting, and more This session is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre.
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Trauma-Informed Care: Building a Culture of Strength 8:30 am
Trauma-Informed Care: Building a Culture of Strength @ ECCDC
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Trauma is prevalent in our world and has an impact on many of the people we interact with, including our clients and colleagues. Compassionate and trauma-informed care is essential to providing effective support and building sustainable services. This workshop explores how to build a trauma-informed culture in a workplace setting that integrates knowledge throughout the organization. Participants will develop an understanding of the pervasive impact of trauma on individual health and relationships. Guiding principles will be explored for increasing emotional and physical safety, culturally sensitive empowerment, and creating greater resilience for all parts of an organization. Becoming trauma-informed creates a sustainable foundation in any work setting to promote strength, engagement, and recovery. Please view website for further details. This workshop is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre.
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Emotional Schemas in Childhood 6:00 pm
Emotional Schemas in Childhood @ ECCDC
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Children create understanding and knowledge of their world by interacting with the environment and the ‘things’ within it. While they are doing this, we often observe them repeating actions over and over again and see repeated patterns in their play. In the first half of the 20th century, Jean Piaget recognized organized patterns of behaviour in children’s play and developed his schema theory around how children learn and acquire knowledge through physical and mental actions. In the 1980’s Chris Athey furthered Piaget’s work by identifying clusters of play patterns and developed the concept of schematic play or schema play. If you would like to find out more about schema play and how to support schema play in your early learning and child care setting then join the ECCDC for this engaging, interactive and fun workshop. There will be opportunities to engage in thought-provoking conversations with fellow Educators and explore a variety of materials and experiences that support schema play. This session will focus on Emotional Schemas. Educators will have an opportunity to dive deeply into the concept of emotional schemas in an early learning and child care setting. This will include identifying and recognizing emotional play schemas, and how educators can support young children with the development of self-regulation through emotional play schemas. Registration fee includes all materials and nutrition break. This workshop is hosted by the Early Childhood Community Development Centre.
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Lifelong Learning Niagara Spring Lecture Series: Black Holes 10:00 am
Lifelong Learning Niagara Spring Lecture Series: Black Holes @ Armenian Community Centre
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region. Presenter: Dr. Michael Reid, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto and Public Outreach Coordinator for the Dunlap Institute Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the universe. They have mysterious powers: super-strong gravity, the ability to slow time itself, and maybe even the power to access other universes. Where do these curious objects come from? What would it be like to fall into one? Do they pose any threat to Earth? In this talk, Dr. Reid will explore these and many other intriguing aspects of black holes using pictures and analogies to make the science accessible to everyone. This event is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.
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Retain and Gain: How Career Ownership is Transforming Nonprofits and Charities 1:00 pm
Retain and Gain: How Career Ownership is Transforming Nonprofits and Charities @ Online
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Here’s what you can expect from this free webinar: Understand how career management approaches, methodologies and frameworks can be used to address key challenges in your workplace Learn what other nonprofits and charities from Vancouver to St. John’s have been asking about career management Consider how your own thinking and your workplace practices may be hiding opportunities for you to shape a different future of work for yourself and for the next generation This event is hosted by CharityVillage.

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